FrontLine Safety & Security 2013: ISSUE 3

Far from being a “victimless crime”, contraband tobacco ­victimizes every citizen, says Gary Grant, spokesperson for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco.

The first Canadian Intelligence Conference pushed participants out of their comfort zones and defined the Canadian Intelligence Enterprise.

FrontLine Security goes beyond the headlines to learn how Canada can respond to the lessons from a stricken community.

There is an increasing acknowledgement of the necessity of CBRNE response capability.

Superintendent Brian Whitelaw speaks candidly about the weaknesses and critical issues that needed to be addressed so that Calgary could rebuild trust, safety and security for the travelling public in a growing transportation network.

Transport Canada will now require major railway companies to provide detailed information on their cargoes – but the reports will only cover what has been ­previously shipped. Municipalities and first responders will still have no idea what's about to come through their town.

Culturally different organizations work together to ensure safety and ­security of these Inland waterways.

A look at the rising costs of police work and the increased need for imaginative options.

As we head into 2014, FrontLine Security offers pertinent ­reflections on the complex challenges of policing and disaster management.

Digital networking of those attending the Winter Olympics, will be under intense scrutiny before, during and after the Games.

Canadians must confront increasing numbers of threats that await the unprepared, the careless, and the unaware.

Interview with Andre Corbould, Chief Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Flood Recovery Task Force is managing the recovery from the worst natural disaster in the history of Alberta in a Whole of Government response.

In assessing the economics of law enforcement and budget cuts, it is imperative to ask the right questions to avoid getting the answers wrong, thus jeopardizing security.